Juneau judge tries again for Alaska Supreme Court

...the Alaska Judicial Council announced Friday afternoon. Pallenberg previously applied for the court in 2012, when Chief Justice Walter Carpeneti announced his retirement. Three years ago, Pallenberg was among 13 applicants seeking the position...
My Turn: Recent appointment of Loretta Bullard

...elected by members of the Alaska Bar Association (ABA) and appointed by the ABA's Board of Governors and Alaska's chief justice, who chairs the council. The council has always nominated applicants on the 'merit' principle, looking for candidates...
Tlingit-Haida hires court judge

...presiding judge for the court.The hiring was announced by email Monday afternoon.O'Gara has been the court's chief justice since 2012 and before that served as a court magistrate. As presiding judge, she will oversee child welfare and juvenile...
Justice Dana Fabe puts down gavel

After becoming the first woman to serve on the Alaska Supreme Court 20 years ago and the first female Alaska chief justice, Dana Fabe has announced she will retire in June.The news was announced in an email from the Alaska Court System...
Attorneys don't buy state's argument on land-into-trust lawsuit

...Supreme Court. Operating against her on behalf of the state was a famed attorney named John Roberts. He's now the chief justice of the Supreme Court.Who the Empire consulted? Kristi Williams, Gwich'in attorney, member of the D.C. Bar and owner...
Court: Texas abortion clinics stay open

...years.If the court steps in, the hearing and the eventual ruling would come amid the 2016 presidential campaign.Chief Justice John Roberts and Justices Samuel Alito, Antonin Scalia and Clarence Thomas would have allowed the state to move ahead...
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...solidifying the contours of his legacy with the help of unlikely allies in Congress and the Supreme Court.Led by Chief Justice John Roberts, the high court preserved Obama's signature health care law Thursday, hours before a Republican-controlled...
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Supreme Court extends gay marriage nationwide

...marriage is a good idea should be of no concern to us," Chief Justice John Roberts wrote in dissent. Roberts read a summary...the first time he has done so in nearly 10 years as chief justice."If you are among the many Americans - of whatever...
Court overturns some Blagojevich Senate-seat convictions

...involving a job for one of the politicians is a felony, then ... both the President of the United States and the Chief Justice of the United States should have gone to prison," the ruling says.Still, the ruling wasn't a resounding win...
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Local mining initiative not viable

...projects on state lands within its borders."The appeal was heard by three of the court's five members. Then-Chief Justice Dana Fabe and Justice Peter J. Maassen did not participate.The Pebble deposit is on state land.The state and Pebble...


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